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Jan 2021
As He Slept

As he slept
the old man died,
a baby brother
to take his place.
And as he slept,
the whole world sang,
celebrating in the hope
of a brighter year ahead.

James E. Roethlein copyright 2021
If you like this poem check out my published work β€œMusing on the Cricket Game of Life Part 1 1/2” and β€œAn Extravagant Way of Saying Nothing”
Written by
James E Roethlein  51/M/Middletown, Pa
(51/M/Middletown, Pa)   
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